It’s great to prepare for extreme weather conditions, like snowstorms and heat waves, in advance.
Stay stocked up on food, prescriptions, and other daily essentials. If you need help accessing food and medical supplies, contact your Resident Services Coordinator.
If you drive, make sure that your car is filled with gas
In icy conditions, be cautious to avoid falls and accidents. Wear shoes with traction and use walking sticks if needed for extra stability.
When possible, avoid going out when there is snow or ice.
DO NOT space heaters. Space heaters are not allowed at Bellwether because they are a fire risk. Every apartment has heat. If there is a problem with your heaters, please alert your Site Manager for Maintenance to assess.
If there is a power outage, use battery powered lights. Keep these lights where it is easy to find them.
During a power outage do not use candles near flammable materials.
Keep candles or lanterns out the of the reach of children.
Do not use grills, generators, or other gas-powered appliances in your home or anywhere on the property due the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Acts of nature will happen, and it is best to wait them out versus engaging in any risky behaviors.
If you need help building an emergency kit, contact your Resident Services Coordinator